…if you don’t collect them.
And be sure to familiarize yourselves with the ACLU lawsuit filed today to stop the dot-collecting NSA program. The plaintiffs, who have no idea whether they have been surveilled under the program, but are claiming standing because they think they might be among the targets, are:
American Civil Liberties Union
American Civil Liberties Union of Michigan
Council on American-Islamic Relations
-Arsalan T. Iftikhar
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
James Bamford, journalist/author
Larry Diamond, Hoover Institution, Stanford University
Christopher Hitchens, journalist/author
Tara McKelvey, journalist/author
Barnett Rubin, New York University Center on International Cooperation
More blog reax to the ACLU lawsuit…
Jeff Goldstein helpfully translates the ACLU’s press release for you. Must-read.